Cytotoxicity is the quality of being toxic to cells. Examples of toxic agents are a chemical substance, an immune cell or some types of venom (e.g. from the puff adder or brown recluse spider). ==Cell physiology== Treating cells with the cytotoxic compound can result in a variety of cell fates. The cells may undergo necrosis, in which they lose me
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The quality or state of being cytotoxic. ... Antibody-dependent cell-mediated cytotoxicity (ADCC), a form of lymphocyte-mediated cytotoxicity that functions only if antibodies are bound to the target cell. ... Lymphocyte-mediated cytotoxicity, the toxic or lytic activity of T-lymphocytes, which may or may not be mediated by antibodies. Cytotoxic T
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the degree to which something is toxic to living cells
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(si″to-tok-sis´ĭ-te) the degree to which an agent has specific destructive action on certain cells. the possession of such destructive action, particularly in reference to lysis of cells by immune phenomena and to antineoplastic agents that selectively kill dividing cells. adj., cytotox´ic., adj. ...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: sī′tō-tok-sis′i-tē Definitions: 1. The quality or state of being cytotoxic.
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